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Training Courses

Lifeline Canberra is experienced at and offers delivery of a wide range of training courses to the community and corporate sector.

At Lifeline we run training for organisations (Community Sector as well as Government Departments) on a range of topics.

Some such sessions available include Accidental Counsellor, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and also Mental Health First Aid. We also run other programs relating to Dealing with People in Difficult Situations, Building Quality Client Relationships, Emergency Readiness – Personal Support after Disaster and other such similar topics. Lifeline Canberra has expertise in delivering training in two areas; Volunteer Training and Community or Corporate Training.

We run Public Workshops that are available for anyone in the community or we can discuss coming to you to run a specific workshop that has been designed for you and your staff/situation. Lifeline Canberra have training rooms and facilities available, equally we can arrange to come to your location and deliver a session in-house session for you.

ACCIDENTAL COUNSELLOR

This two-day program has been developed for people who find themselves in situations where counselling or empathetic communication is required. The program focuses on the importance of communication and resilience in a work place and provides participants with a range of skills to work effectively with clients who are distressed, agitated or in crisis. To register please click here.

ACCIDENTAL COUNSELLOR 2019 DATES

  • April 15-16
  • May 15-16
  • June 3-4
  • July 4-5
  • August 6-7
  • September 9-10

DEALING WITH PEOPLE IN DIFFICULT SITUATIONS

This course provides participants with fundamental skills to deal with people who are displaying difficult behaviour. This intensive course equips people with the skills needed to de-escalate difficult situations as they arise, and most importantly, the value of boundary setting and self-care. To register please click here.

DEALING WITH PEOPLE IN DIFFICULT SITUATION 2019 DATES

  • May 2
  • June 14
  • August 14

ASIST – APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING

Would you know what to do if someone talked to you about having thoughts of suicide? Lifeline Canberra offers a two-day program designed for people in the community who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping people at risk of suicide. ASIST is a highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop. To register please click here.

ASIST 2019 DATES

  • May 30-31
  • July 9-10
  • August 9-10

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

This two-day course addresses many mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, drug and alcohol, deliberate self harm and eating disorders. To register please click here.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID 2019 DATES

  • June 12-13
  • August 13-14

DV ALERT

Domestic and Family Violence Response Training (DV-alert) is designed to build capacity in frontline workers within universal services for whom family violence is not a core function of their role. To register please click here.

DV ALERT 2019 DATES

  • April 29-30
  • May 23-24
  • June 6-7

For further information on these training courses, please contact us or call our office on 02 6171 6300.